The Buena Vista City School Board will assign licensed instructional personnel in a manner that produces division wide ratios of students in average daily membership to full-time equivalent teaching positions, excluding special education teachers, principals, assistant principals, counselors, and librarians, that are not greater than the following ratios:
· 24 to one in kindergarten with no class being larger than 29 students; if the average daily membership in any kindergarten class exceeds 24 pupils, a full-time teacher’s aide will be assigned to the class;
· 24 to one in grades one, two, and three with no class being larger than 30 students;
· 25 to one in grades four through six with no class being larger than 35 students; and
· 24 to one in English classes in grades six through 12.
In addition, the Buena Vista City School Board shall assign instructional personnel in a manner that produces school wide ratios of students in average daily memberships to full-time equivalent teaching positions of 21 to one in middle schools and high schools.
Legal Ref.: Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, § 22.1-253.13:2.C.
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